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    85% of fat is under the skin, 15% is belly fat


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    Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:06 am Email this article
    Eight-five percent of body fat is located under the skin, whereas 15 percent is belly fat according to one study. REFERENCE

    Abate N, Garg A, Peshock R, Stray-Gundersen J, Grundy S. Relationships of generalized and regional adiposity to insulin sensitivity in men. J Clin Invest. 1995 Jul, 96(1):88-98.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Nicola Abate
    Center for Human Nutrition
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
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